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Greek Life

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3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: I'm not involved in Greek life at all, but the one frat for my major seems pretty friendly, even if I don't plan on joining.

3 College Junior

Greek Life: I'm not involved in Greek Life but I do know that the Frat houses are much nicer than the sororities. Greek life really does not affect campus very much and people judge the Greeks

4 College Freshman

Greek Life: I am not a part of the Greek Life but from those who I know are in it love it.

3 College Senior

Greek Life: Due to a garrish law, sororities are not allowed to have houses because it is actually considered a brothel. The houses that fraternities have are row homes that some of the boys live in, but not all of them. They do not having cleaning or cooking services. Greek students can be seen collecting change for charities on campus or attending their own ceremonies in the student center.

4 College Sophomore

Greek Life: I am still learning of the Greek life, i will give a better honest review once i become more knowledgeable.

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There is a large amount of Greek associations on campus. They vary from cultural to professional to academic fraternities and sororities. With such a large population, they do not dominate the campus. You can see the Greeks shine during annual events such as Homecoming and Spring Fling, where these clubs show off their colors and letters. Greeks are also known for their parties, offering those who can’t get into bars and clubs another option for something to do at night. The campus seems to be divided on its feelings toward the Greeks. While some people find Greek life to be an incredible experience, others feel as though members are secretive and cliquish.

It's best for students interested in joining the Greeks to get to know a member of a fraternity or sorority. They aren’t as cliquish or intimidating as some people may think. These organizations also have events such as dating-game shows and bachelor auctions. Many students prefer professional fraternities because they help make connections with alumni and non-alumni in professional fields. They are also a reliable source for resume help and internships. Fraternities are supposed to provide community service, though most students at Temple don’t recognize them doing much.

Facts & Statistics

Undergrad Men in Fraternities
4%
Freshman Men in Fraternities
0%
Undergrad Women in Sororities
3%
Freshman Women in Sororities
0%
Number of Fraternities
19
Number of Sororities
15
Fraternities
  • Alpha Chi Rho
  • Alpha Epsilon Pi
  • Alpha Kappa Lambda
  • Alpha Phi Alpha
  • Alpha Tau Omega
  • Beta Pi Phi
  • Delta Chi Psi
  • Iota Nu Delta
  • Kappa Alpha Psi
  • Kappa Delta Rho
  • Kappa Sigma
  • Lambda Theta Phi
  • Omega Psi Phi
  • Phi Beta Sigma
  • Phi Kappa Theta
  • Psi Sigma Phi
  • Sigma Alpha Mu
  • Sigma Beta Rho
  • Tau Kappa Epsilon
Sororities
  • Alpha Epsilon Phi
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha
  • Alpha Sigma Rho
  • Chi Upsilon Sigma
  • Delta Kappa Delta
  • Delta Phi Epsilon
  • Delta Phi Omega
  • Delta Sigma Theta
  • Delta Zeta
  • Kappa Phi Gamma
  • Lambda Tau Omega
  • Lambda Theta Alpha
  • Phi Sigma Sigma
  • Sigma Lambda Upsilon
  • Zeta Phi Beta
Multicultural Colonies
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha
  • Alpha Phi Alpha
  • Beta Pi Phi
  • Chi Upsilon Sigma
  • Delta Chi Psi
  • Delta Kappa Delta
  • Delta Sigma Theta
  • Iota Nu Delta
  • Kappa Alpha Psi
  • Kappa Phi Gamma
  • Lambda Theta Alpha
  • Lambda Theta Phi
  • Omega Psi Phi
  • Phi Beta Sigma
  • Psi Sigma Phi
  • Sigma Beta Rho
  • Zeta Phi Beta
Other Greek Organizations
  • Interfraternity Council
  • Multicultural Greek Council
  • National Pan-Hellenic Council
  • Panhellenic Association
  • Temple University Greek Association

Student Polls

What is Greek life's role in the campus social scene?    Based on 367 responses

  • 19% Greek life is pretty big. You don't have to join to enjoy the parties, but you might want to consider it.
  • 58% Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.
  • 2% Greek life is huge-you're no one if you're not Greek.
  • 16% Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene.
  • 5% We don't have Greek life.

What is the general attitude of non-Greeks toward Greeks?    Based on 365 responses

  • 11% Most non-Greeks think Greeks do great things for the community.
  • 49% Most non-Greeks are indifferent about Greeks.
  • 25% Non-Greeks think Greeks are only good for the parties they throw.
  • 15% Non-Greeks see Greeks as snobby and cliquey.

How difficult is it to get into a fraternity or sorority?    Based on 366 responses

  • 11% Very easy.
  • 52% Somewhat easy.
  • 33% Somewhat difficult.
  • 4% Very difficult.
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